Without Roe v. Wade, access to abortion would be governed by a patchwork of state laws. Some states have laws that explicitly protect access, while others have outright bans. Many others don't have explicit policy determining access to abortion.
Driving the news: Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Wednesday asserting the "fundamental right" for women to get abortions. This comes after Missouri and Alabama enacted restrictive abortion laws in May. The wave of laws spreading across America's red states sets up what could be a precedent-smashing Supreme Court challenge to the abortion status quo.